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Installing, maintaining and removing temporary traffic management on rural and urban roads
Course Code 302.1

COURSE AIMS

This course aims to provide employees working within the Highway Electrical Sector the underpinning knowledge required for the understanding and use of equipment for Safety at Street Works and Road Works, as appropriate to the scope of their work on site. It aims to cover Moving / Minor Works / Short duration and Single Vehicle works signing and guarding, and provides an awareness of other forms of signing and guarding.

It provides the underpinning knowledge to satisfy the training requirements of NHSS8 (as agreed with NHSS 12D) and does not confer NHSS12D registration on the Learner. In order to satisfy the current assessment requirements of NRSWA Unit 2 or Unit 10, additional modules are required

OBJECTIVES:

On completion of the course candidates will be able to use the principles and take actions required to correctly sign and guard road works to the “Safety at Street Works and Road Works Code of Practice”.

  • Identify risk assessments and method statements
  • Identify the relevant codes of practice and other associated documentation involved in traffic management
  • State the main requirements for signing and guarding road works to national standards
  • Identify the equipment required in temporary traffic management
  • State the requirements for signing and guarding of road works for short duration, moving and minor works
  • Identify the different methods of positive traffic control
  • State how to deal with pedestrians
  • Identify the correct sequence of actions for installing, maintaining and removing positive traffic control systems.

COURSE TOPICS:

  • An outline of the legislation, Codes of Practice, Risk Assessments, Method Statements
  • Highway Terminology, Site definitions, Safety Zones
  • Types of work, Equipment & Vehicles, Traffic Lane widths
  • Moving and Minor Works
  • Basic Layouts, Stop Works Sign, Give and Take, Priority Signing, Stop and Go
  • Dealing with pedestrians.

DURATION:

7 hours (Recommended Minimum Duration)

ASSESSMENT:

Learners will be assessed throughout the course, using models and a summative assessment will complete the course.

PRACTICAL: To enable maximum learning and benefit from this course, there will a number of exercises, some using models. These may be both interactive and demonstrative to enhance the learning experience. They are identified at appropriate points in the trainer’s material.

Delivered in your workplace or at our training facility. For prices and availability contact Brendan Cunney on 0778 8117177 or training@jmccann.co.uk

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